This week’s comic is “Salt Lick,” which originally appeared in the 2007 FLUKE anthology, edited by Drew Weing.

After the year my parents raised three cows, we left a chunk of their salt lick in the field that sat below our house, between us and the river. One day I noticed that some animal, maybe more than one animal, had urinated on it. Animals: I understand the concept of territorial urination, but does this not defeat the purpose of a salt lick?*

*Maybe it was our dog that did it. He was a good dog, but there was a lot he didn’t understand.